2 / 5 Stars
2 2 1 2 3
Zacks Investment Research
5 (Strong Sell)
Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
U.S. News evaluated 39 Natural Resources Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 1.81 percent over the past year, 0.84 percent over the past three years, and 7.72 percent over the past five years.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 11.30.2013|
|Year to date||-2.7%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||0.8%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||7.7%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||N/A|
The investment seeks long-term growth. The fund normally invests at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings for investment purposes, in equity securities issued by U.S. and foreign companies (including those located in emerging market countries) with business operations in or related to activities in natural resources industries. Natural resources are materials with economic value that are derived from natural origins, such as energy sources, precious metals (e.g., gold, platinum), non-precious metals (e.g., aluminum, copper), chemicals and other basic commodities.
Fees are High compared to funds in the same category.
Aberdeen Global Natural Resources Fund has an expense ratio of 1.17 percent.
Risk is Below Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.